Prostate Cancer Treatment Quality of Life

Prostate Cancer

Quality of Life

Benefits

The CyberKnife® System offers a number of benefits:

  • Minimal side effects
  • Generally, non-invasive treatment
  • Little to no recovery time
  • Surgically precise delivery of radiation (sub-millimeter clinical accuracy)
  • Appropriate treatment for some patients diagnosed with inoperable or untreatable tumors or other lesions

Side Effects

Most side effects are minimal and last only a short time. Possible side effects could include:

  • Constipation, urge, fecal incontinence
  • Urinary retention, urge, increased frequency, incontinence
  • Blood in stool
  • Exposureto rectal or bladder wall and/or nearby tissue
  • Erectile dysfunction